1996 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 1st prize

Michael 'Nick' Nichols

National Geographic

01 January, 1993

A gorilla family wander in the Mbeli Bai clearing in tall grasses, Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park. In 1993, a carefully planned expedition, lasting more than a year, ventured into the depths of central Africa to the Ndoki River. It is an almost undisturbed area supporting groups of pygmies and abundant wildlife.

About the photographer

Michael 'Nick' Nichols

Michael 'Nick' Nichols is a wildlife journalist; his narratives are epics where the protagonists are lions, elephants, tigers, and chimps. Scientist-conservationists like Jane Go...

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